The Impact Of Parental Mental Health On Parenting training

When parents have mental health issues, children and young people often carry great burdens. They may be young carers, or they may have stressful or frightening experiences. This course explores the impact on children of living with these issues, and enables staff to work positively to support them.

Access this course as part of the following online course package(s):

This course will cover:
  • An introduction to mental health issues
  • How children and young people can be affected by their parent's mental health issues
  • An overview of personality disorders
  • The various organisations within the Mental Health Service and the help that each one provides
  • An overview of mental health treatments
  • The view of the child or young person
  • The consequences of emotional trauma
  • Helping children and young people to build resilience and recover from these experiences
This Impact of Parental Mental Health on Parenting course has been designed specifically for people who want to know more about supporting young people who are exposed to these issues. Whilst it provides focus for people working in Children's Services, it will also be useful to a wider audience of people who work with vulnerable young people.We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 3 hours to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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The Impact Of Parental Mental Health On Parenting eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the The Impact Of Parental Mental Health On Parenting course

By the end of the training, you will:

  • Understand the impact of mental health issues on parenting abilities
  • Understand the impact of parental mental health issues on children and young people
  • Know how to help children exposed to parental mental health issues to recover from trauma and develop resilience

Already have an LMS? Add this course to your platform as a SCORM file.

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